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(Photos: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library)

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(Photos: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library)

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When Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected president in 1932, he and first lady Eleanor Roosevelt both used the new medium of radio to reach into American homes like never before. They rallied the nation to combat the Great Depression and fight fascism. The Roosevelts forged an uncommonly personal relationship with the people. This documentary explores how FDR and ER's use of radio revolutionized the way Americans relate to the White House and its occupants.

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Office of

Marion Berry


Total cost of 48 office trips: $93,428.07


Trips by Marion Berry
Total cost of congressperson's 15 trips: $21,247.68

Destination:
Sponsor: American Farm Bureau Federation and affiliates
Purpose: SPEAK AT ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 10, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $108.24
source

Destination: WYE RIVER CONFERENCE CENTER IN QUEENSTOWN, MD
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: BIPARTISAN AG COMMITTEE MEETINGS
Date: Jan 28, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $482.00
source

Destination: CUBA
Sponsor: Center for International Policy
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TRIP/DISCUSS IMPACT OF U.S. EMBARGO
Date: May 28, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,874.00
source

Destination: PANAMA CITY, FLORIA
Sponsor: Alabama Peanut Producers Association
Purpose: SPEAK AT NATIONAL CONVENTION
Date: Jul 30, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $747.00
source

Destination: MEMPHIS-BILLINGS, MT-DC
Sponsor: Montana Wool Growers Association
Purpose: ANNUAL MEETING, SPEAKER
Date: Dec 1, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,028.00
source

Destination: MEMPHIS TENNESSEE
Sponsor: COTTON GINNERS ASSOCIATION
Purpose: SPEECH TO ASSOCIATION
Date: Mar 2, 2001
Expense: $132.19
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Croplife America
Purpose: MEETINGS WITH APCA EXECUTIVES AND OTHER REPRESENTIVES OF THE INDUSTRY TO DISCUSS ISSUES THAT COULD IMPACT THE PESTICIDE AND EROTECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY
Date: Sep 28, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $5,896.83
source

Destination: GESTHEMANI ABBEY
Sponsor: Faith & Politics Institute
Purpose: REFLECTION OF FAITH AND HOW MEMBER CARRY OUT THEIR LIVES ON CAPITAL HILL
Date: Oct 12, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,205.00
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS
Sponsor: Mississippi Valley Flood Control Association
Purpose: KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Date: Dec 5, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,300.30
source

Destination: PALM BEACH, FLA
Sponsor: Croplife America
Purpose: MEETINGS AND PARTICIPANT IN PANEL DISCUSSION
Date: Feb 21, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,207.00
source

Destination: BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ
Sponsor: Connell Co
Purpose: SPEECH TO EMPLOYEES OF THE CONNELL CO.
Date: May 5, 2003
Expense: $430.00
source

Destination: MACKINAC ISLAND
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: POLICY DISCUSSIONS
Date: Sep 12, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,961.34
source

Destination: HILTON HEAD, SC
Sponsor: SOUTHERN CROP PRODUCTION ASSOCIATION
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Nov 1, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,217.60
source

Destination: MEMPHIS, TN-NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: Mississippi Valley Flood Control Association
Purpose: CONGRESSMAN BERRY IS PRESIDENT OF THE ASSOCIATION
Date: Dec 4, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,111.99
source

Destination: DAYTON, OHIO - WASHINGTON - NEW ALBANY, INDIANA
Sponsor: Americans United to Protect Social Security
Purpose: ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS ABOUT SOCIAL SECURITY
Date: Jun 17, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,546.19
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Marion Berry

Christopher Causey
William Eldridge
Andrew Grobmyer
John Haire
Patrice Hargrave
Gabriel Holmstrom
Thad Huguley
Jeb Joyce
Dana Mcgilton
Nathan Read
Kathryn Spaziani
Jen Waller
Jason Willett



American RadioWorks |
(Photos: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library)

The First Family of Radio

When Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected president in 1932, he and first lady Eleanor Roosevelt both used the new medium of radio to reach into American homes like never before. They rallied the nation to combat the Great Depression and fight fascism. The Roosevelts forged an uncommonly personal relationship with the people. This documentary explores how FDR and ER's use of radio revolutionized the way Americans relate to the White House and its occupants.

Recent Posts

  • 11.24.14

    Academic Fraud and College Athletics

    Last month the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill released a report that showed evidence of nearly two decades of academic fraud perpetuated by the school’s Afro-American Studies Department. An investigation found certain professors and administrators had an unwritten policy of “propping up” student athletes. This week on the podcast, we look at academic fraud at colleges with high-stakes sports programs.
  • 11.17.14

    The Utility of a PhD

    Humanities professors at colleges and universities are re-thinking what it means to offer a PhD. The old model is proving unsustainable. It takes an average nine years to get a doctorate, but less than 60 percent of PhDs are finding tenure-track teaching jobs. This week, we look at a new report recommending academics view doctoral programs in a new light.
  • 11.10.14

    Radio: FDR’s ‘Natural Gift’

    President Franklin D. Roosevelt was a radio natural. He spoke in a confident, informal way, using simple words and phrases that were easy to grasp.
  • 11.12.14

    The Roosevelts as a political team

    Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt were not the first White House couple to act as political partners, but they were the first to do so in such a public fashion.